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  H.B. No. 375
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the prosecution of the offense of continuous sexual
  abuse of young child or disabled individual; creating a criminal
  offense.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
  ARTICLE I. OFFENSE
         SECTION 1.01.  The heading to Section 21.02, Penal Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 21.02.  CONTINUOUS SEXUAL ABUSE OF YOUNG CHILD OR
  DISABLED INDIVIDUAL [CHILDREN].
         SECTION 1.02.  Sections 21.02(a), (b), (c), and (g), Penal
  Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (a)  In this section:
               (1)  "Child" [, "child"] has the meaning assigned by
  Section 22.011(c).
               (2)  "Disabled individual" has the meaning assigned by
  Section 22.021(b).
         (b)  A person commits an offense if:
               (1)  during a period that is 30 or more days in
  duration, the person commits two or more acts of sexual abuse,
  regardless of whether the acts of sexual abuse are committed
  against one or more victims; and
               (2)  at the time of the commission of each of the acts
  of sexual abuse, the actor is 17 years of age or older and the victim
  is:
                     (A)  a child younger than 14 years of age,
  regardless of whether the actor knows the age of the victim at the
  time of the offense; or
                     (B)  a disabled individual.
         (c)  For purposes of this section, "act of sexual abuse"
  means any act that is a violation of one or more of the following
  penal laws:
               (1)  aggravated kidnapping under Section 20.04(a)(4),
  if the actor committed the offense with the intent to violate or
  abuse the victim sexually;
               (2)  indecency with a child under Section 21.11(a)(1),
  if the actor committed the offense in a manner other than by
  touching, including touching through clothing, the breast of a
  child;
               (3)  sexual assault under Section 22.011;
               (4)  aggravated sexual assault under Section 22.021;
               (5)  burglary under Section 30.02, if the offense is
  punishable under Subsection (d) of that section and the actor
  committed the offense with the intent to commit an offense listed in
  Subdivisions (1)-(4);
               (6)  sexual performance by a child under Section 43.25;
               (7)  trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(3), (4), (7), [20A.02(a)(7)] or (8); and
               (8)  compelling prostitution under Section 43.05
  [43.05(a)(2)].
         (g)  With respect to a prosecution under this section
  involving only one or more victims described by Subsection
  (b)(2)(A), it [It] is an affirmative defense to prosecution under
  this section that the actor:
               (1)  was not more than five years older than:
                     (A)  the victim of the offense, if the offense is
  alleged to have been committed against only one victim; or
                     (B)  the youngest victim of the offense, if the
  offense is alleged to have been committed against more than one
  victim;
               (2)  did not use duress, force, or a threat against a
  victim at the time of the commission of any of the acts of sexual
  abuse alleged as an element of the offense; and
               (3)  at the time of the commission of any of the acts of
  sexual abuse alleged as an element of the offense:
                     (A)  was not required under Chapter 62, Code of
  Criminal Procedure, to register for life as a sex offender; or
                     (B)  was not a person who under Chapter 62 had a
  reportable conviction or adjudication for an offense under this
  section or an act of sexual abuse as described by Subsection (c).
  ARTICLE II. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS
         SECTION 2.01.  Section 16.0045(a), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A person must bring suit for personal injury not later
  than 30 years after the day the cause of action accrues if the
  injury arises as a result of conduct that violates:
               (1)  Section 22.011(a)(2), Penal Code (sexual assault
  of a child);
               (2)  Section 22.021(a)(1)(B), Penal Code (aggravated
  sexual assault of a child);
               (3)  Section 21.02, Penal Code (continuous sexual abuse
  of young child or disabled individual [children]);
               (4)  Section 20A.02(a)(7)(A), (B), (C), (D), or (H) or
  Section 20A.02(a)(8), Penal Code, involving an activity described
  by Section 20A.02(a)(7)(A), (B), (C), (D), or (H) or sexual conduct
  with a child trafficked in the manner described by Section
  20A.02(a)(7), Penal Code (certain sexual trafficking of a child);
               (5)  Section 43.05(a)(2), Penal Code (compelling
  prostitution by a child); or
               (6)  Section 21.11, Penal Code (indecency with a
  child).
         SECTION 2.02.  Section 33.013(b), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Notwithstanding Subsection (a), each liable defendant
  is, in addition to his liability under Subsection (a), jointly and
  severally liable for the damages recoverable by the claimant under
  Section 33.012 with respect to a cause of action if:
               (1)  the percentage of responsibility attributed to the
  defendant with respect to a cause of action is greater than 50
  percent; or
               (2)  the defendant, with the specific intent to do harm
  to others, acted in concert with another person to engage in the
  conduct described in the following provisions of the Penal Code and
  in so doing proximately caused the damages legally recoverable by
  the claimant:
                     (A)  Section 19.02 (murder);
                     (B)  Section 19.03 (capital murder);
                     (C)  Section 20.04 (aggravated kidnapping);
                     (D)  Section 22.02 (aggravated assault);
                     (E)  Section 22.011 (sexual assault);
                     (F)  Section 22.021 (aggravated sexual assault);
                     (G)  Section 22.04 (injury to a child, elderly
  individual, or disabled individual);
                     (H)  Section 32.21 (forgery);
                     (I)  Section 32.43 (commercial bribery);
                     (J)  Section 32.45 (misapplication of fiduciary
  property or property of financial institution);
                     (K)  Section 32.46 (securing execution of
  document by deception);
                     (L)  Section 32.47 (fraudulent destruction,
  removal, or concealment of writing);
                     (M)  conduct described in Chapter 31 the
  punishment level for which is a felony of the third degree or
  higher; or
                     (N)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual abuse of
  young child or disabled individual [children]).
         SECTION 2.03.  Section 41.008(c), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  This section does not apply to a cause of action against
  a defendant from whom a plaintiff seeks recovery of exemplary
  damages based on conduct described as a felony in the following
  sections of the Penal Code if, except for Sections 49.07 and 49.08,
  the conduct was committed knowingly or intentionally:
               (1)  Section 19.02 (murder);
               (2)  Section 19.03 (capital murder);
               (3)  Section 20.04 (aggravated kidnapping);
               (4)  Section 22.02 (aggravated assault);
               (5)  Section 22.011 (sexual assault);
               (6)  Section 22.021 (aggravated sexual assault);
               (7)  Section 22.04 (injury to a child, elderly
  individual, or disabled individual, but not if the conduct occurred
  while providing health care as defined by Section 74.001);
               (8)  Section 32.21 (forgery);
               (9)  Section 32.43 (commercial bribery);
               (10)  Section 32.45 (misapplication of fiduciary
  property or property of financial institution);
               (11)  Section 32.46 (securing execution of document by
  deception);
               (12)  Section 32.47 (fraudulent destruction, removal,
  or concealment of writing);
               (13)  Chapter 31 (theft) the punishment level for which
  is a felony of the third degree or higher;
               (14)  Section 49.07 (intoxication assault);
               (15)  Section 49.08 (intoxication manslaughter);
               (16)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual abuse of young
  child or disabled individual [children]); or
               (17)  Chapter 20A (trafficking of persons).
         SECTION 2.04.  Section 61.0021(a), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this code,
  attachment is available to a plaintiff who:
               (1)  has general grounds for issuance under Sections
  61.001(2) and (3); and
               (2)  institutes a suit for personal injury arising as a
  result of conduct that violates:
                     (A)  Section 22.011(a)(2), Penal Code (sexual
  assault of a child);
                     (B)  Section 22.021(a)(1)(B), Penal Code
  (aggravated sexual assault of a child);
                     (C)  Section 21.02, Penal Code (continuous sexual
  abuse of young child or disabled individual [children]); or
                     (D)  Section 21.11, Penal Code (indecency with a
  child).
         SECTION 2.05.  Section 125.0015(a), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A person who maintains a place to which persons
  habitually go for the following purposes and who knowingly
  tolerates the activity and furthermore fails to make reasonable
  attempts to abate the activity maintains a common nuisance:
               (1)  discharge of a firearm in a public place as
  prohibited by the Penal Code;
               (2)  reckless discharge of a firearm as prohibited by
  the Penal Code;
               (3)  engaging in organized criminal activity as a
  member of a combination as prohibited by the Penal Code;
               (4)  delivery, possession, manufacture, or use of a
  substance or other item in violation of Chapter 481, Health and
  Safety Code;
               (5)  gambling, gambling promotion, or communicating
  gambling information as prohibited by the Penal Code;
               (6)  prostitution, promotion of prostitution, or
  aggravated promotion of prostitution as prohibited by the Penal
  Code;
               (7)  compelling prostitution as prohibited by the Penal
  Code;
               (8)  commercial manufacture, commercial distribution,
  or commercial exhibition of obscene material as prohibited by the
  Penal Code;
               (9)  aggravated assault as described by Section 22.02,
  Penal Code;
               (10)  sexual assault as described by Section 22.011,
  Penal Code;
               (11)  aggravated sexual assault as described by Section
  22.021, Penal Code;
               (12)  robbery as described by Section 29.02, Penal
  Code;
               (13)  aggravated robbery as described by Section 29.03,
  Penal Code;
               (14)  unlawfully carrying a weapon as described by
  Section 46.02, Penal Code;
               (15)  murder as described by Section 19.02, Penal Code;
               (16)  capital murder as described by Section 19.03,
  Penal Code;
               (17)  continuous sexual abuse of young child or
  disabled individual [children] as described by Section 21.02, Penal
  Code;
               (18)  massage therapy or other massage services in
  violation of Chapter 455, Occupations Code;
               (19)  employing a minor at a sexually oriented business
  as defined by Section 243.002, Local Government Code;
               (20)  trafficking of persons as described by Section
  20A.02, Penal Code;
               (21)  sexual conduct or performance by a child as
  described by Section 43.25, Penal Code;
               (22)  employment harmful to a child as described by
  Section 43.251, Penal Code;
               (23)  criminal trespass as described by Section 30.05,
  Penal Code;
               (24)  disorderly conduct as described by Section 42.01,
  Penal Code;
               (25)  arson as described by Section 28.02, Penal Code;
               (26)  criminal mischief as described by Section 28.03,
  Penal Code, that causes a pecuniary loss of $500 or more; or
               (27)  a graffiti offense in violation of Section 28.08,
  Penal Code.
         SECTION 2.06.  Article 2.32(b), Code of Criminal Procedure,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Unless good cause exists that makes electronic
  recording infeasible, a law enforcement agency shall make a
  complete and contemporaneous electronic recording of any custodial
  interrogation that occurs in a place of detention and is of a person
  suspected of committing or charged with the commission of an
  offense under:
               (1)  Section 19.02, Penal Code (murder);
               (2)  Section 19.03, Penal Code (capital murder);
               (3)  Section 20.03, Penal Code (kidnapping);
               (4)  Section 20.04, Penal Code (aggravated
  kidnapping);
               (5)  Section 20A.02, Penal Code (trafficking of
  persons);
               (6)  Section 20A.03, Penal Code (continuous
  trafficking of persons);
               (7)  Section 21.02, Penal Code (continuous sexual abuse
  of young child or disabled individual [children]);
               (8)  Section 21.11, Penal Code (indecency with a
  child);
               (9)  Section 21.12, Penal Code (improper relationship
  between educator and student);
               (10)  Section 22.011, Penal Code (sexual assault);
               (11)  Section 22.021, Penal Code (aggravated sexual
  assault); or
               (12)  Section 43.25, Penal Code (sexual performance by
  a child).
         SECTION 2.07.  Article 12.01, Code of Criminal Procedure, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Art. 12.01.  FELONIES. Except as provided in Article 12.03,
  felony indictments may be presented within these limits, and not
  afterward:
               (1)  no limitation:
                     (A)  murder and manslaughter;
                     (B)  sexual assault under Section 22.011(a)(2),
  Penal Code, or aggravated sexual assault under Section
  22.021(a)(1)(B), Penal Code;
                     (C)  sexual assault, if:
                           (i)  during the investigation of the offense
  biological matter is collected and the matter:
                                 (a)  has not yet been subjected to
  forensic DNA testing; or
                                 (b)  has been subjected to forensic DNA
  testing and the testing results show that the matter does not match
  the victim or any other person whose identity is readily
  ascertained; or
                           (ii)  probable cause exists to believe that
  the defendant has committed the same or a similar sex offense
  against five or more victims;
                     (D)  continuous sexual abuse of young child or
  disabled individual [children] under Section 21.02, Penal Code;
                     (E)  indecency with a child under Section 21.11,
  Penal Code;
                     (F)  an offense involving leaving the scene of an
  accident under Section 550.021, Transportation Code, if the
  accident resulted in the death of a person;
                     (G)  trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(7) or (8), Penal Code;
                     (H)  continuous trafficking of persons under
  Section 20A.03, Penal Code; or
                     (I)  compelling prostitution under Section
  43.05(a)(2), Penal Code;
               (2)  ten years from the date of the commission of the
  offense:
                     (A)  theft of any estate, real, personal or mixed,
  by an executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, with intent to
  defraud any creditor, heir, legatee, ward, distributee,
  beneficiary or settlor of a trust interested in such estate;
                     (B)  theft by a public servant of government
  property over which the public servant exercises control in the
  public servant's official capacity;
                     (C)  forgery or the uttering, using or passing of
  forged instruments;
                     (D)  injury to an elderly or disabled individual
  punishable as a felony of the first degree under Section 22.04,
  Penal Code;
                     (E)  sexual assault, except as provided by
  Subdivision (1) or (7);
                     (F)  arson;
                     (G)  trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(1), (2), (3), or (4), Penal Code; or
                     (H)  compelling prostitution under Section
  43.05(a)(1), Penal Code;
               (3)  seven years from the date of the commission of the
  offense:
                     (A)  misapplication of fiduciary property or
  property of a financial institution;
                     (B)  securing execution of document by deception;
                     (C)  a felony violation under Chapter 162, Tax
  Code;
                     (D)  false statement to obtain property or credit
  under Section 32.32, Penal Code;
                     (E)  money laundering;
                     (F)  credit card or debit card abuse under Section
  32.31, Penal Code;
                     (G)  fraudulent use or possession of identifying
  information under Section 32.51, Penal Code;
                     (H)  exploitation of a child, elderly individual,
  or disabled individual under Section 32.53, Penal Code;
                     (I)  health care fraud under Section 35A.02, Penal
  Code; or
                     (J)  bigamy under Section 25.01, Penal Code,
  except as provided by Subdivision (6);
               (4)  five years from the date of the commission of the
  offense:
                     (A)  theft or robbery;
                     (B)  except as provided by Subdivision (5),
  kidnapping or burglary;
                     (C)  injury to an elderly or disabled individual
  that is not punishable as a felony of the first degree under Section
  22.04, Penal Code;
                     (D)  abandoning or endangering a child; or
                     (E)  insurance fraud;
               (5)  if the investigation of the offense shows that the
  victim is younger than 17 years of age at the time the offense is
  committed, 20 years from the 18th birthday of the victim of one of
  the following offenses:
                     (A)  sexual performance by a child under Section
  43.25, Penal Code;
                     (B)  aggravated kidnapping under Section
  20.04(a)(4), Penal Code, if the defendant committed the offense
  with the intent to violate or abuse the victim sexually; or
                     (C)  burglary under Section 30.02, Penal Code, if
  the offense is punishable under Subsection (d) of that section and
  the defendant committed the offense with the intent to commit an
  offense described by Subdivision (1)(B) or (D) of this article or
  Paragraph (B) of this subdivision;
               (6)  ten years from the 18th birthday of the victim of
  the offense:
                     (A)  trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(5) or (6), Penal Code;
                     (B)  injury to a child under Section 22.04, Penal
  Code; or
                     (C)  bigamy under Section 25.01, Penal Code, if
  the investigation of the offense shows that the person, other than
  the legal spouse of the defendant, whom the defendant marries or
  purports to marry or with whom the defendant lives under the
  appearance of being married is younger than 18 years of age at the
  time the offense is committed;
               (7)  two years from the date the offense was
  discovered: sexual assault punishable as a state jail felony under
  Section 22.011(f)(2), Penal Code; or
               (8)  three years from the date of the commission of the
  offense: all other felonies.
         SECTION 2.08.  Article 17.03(b), Code of Criminal Procedure,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Only the court before whom the case is pending may
  release on personal bond a defendant who:
               (1)  is charged with an offense under the following
  sections of the Penal Code:
                     (A)  Section 19.03 (Capital Murder);
                     (B)  Section 20.04 (Aggravated Kidnapping);
                     (C)  Section 22.021 (Aggravated Sexual Assault);
                     (D)  Section 22.03 (Deadly Assault on Law
  Enforcement or Corrections Officer, Member or Employee of Board of
  Pardons and Paroles, or Court Participant);
                     (E)  Section 22.04 (Injury to a Child, Elderly
  Individual, or Disabled Individual);
                     (F)  Section 29.03 (Aggravated Robbery);
                     (G)  Section 30.02 (Burglary);
                     (H)  Section 71.02 (Engaging in Organized
  Criminal Activity);
                     (I)  Section 21.02 (Continuous Sexual Abuse of
  Young Child or Disabled Individual [Children]); or
                     (J)  Section 20A.03 (Continuous Trafficking of
  Persons);
               (2)  is charged with a felony under Chapter 481, Health
  and Safety Code, or Section 485.033, Health and Safety Code,
  punishable by imprisonment for a minimum term or by a maximum fine
  that is more than a minimum term or maximum fine for a first degree
  felony; or
               (3)  does not submit to testing for the presence of a
  controlled substance in the defendant's body as requested by the
  court or magistrate under Subsection (c) of this article or submits
  to testing and the test shows evidence of the presence of a
  controlled substance in the defendant's body.
         SECTION 2.09.  Article 17.032(a), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  In this article, "violent offense" means an offense
  under the following sections of the Penal Code:
               (1)  Section 19.02 (murder);
               (2)  Section 19.03 (capital murder);
               (3)  Section 20.03 (kidnapping);
               (4)  Section 20.04 (aggravated kidnapping);
               (5)  Section 21.11 (indecency with a child);
               (6)  Section 22.01(a)(1) (assault), if the offense
  involved family violence as defined by Section 71.004, Family Code;
               (7)  Section 22.011 (sexual assault);
               (8)  Section 22.02 (aggravated assault);
               (9)  Section 22.021 (aggravated sexual assault);
               (10)  Section 22.04 (injury to a child, elderly
  individual, or disabled individual);
               (11)  Section 29.03 (aggravated robbery);
               (12)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual abuse of young
  child or disabled individual [children]); or
               (13)  Section 20A.03 (continuous trafficking of
  persons).
         SECTION 2.10.  Article 18.021(a), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A search warrant may be issued to search for and
  photograph a child who is alleged to be the victim of the offenses
  of injury to a child as prohibited by Section 22.04, Penal Code;
  sexual assault of a child as prohibited by Section 22.011(a), Penal
  Code; aggravated sexual assault of a child as prohibited by Section
  22.021, Penal Code; or continuous sexual abuse of young child or
  disabled individual [children] as prohibited by Section 21.02,
  Penal Code.
         SECTION 2.11.  Section 1, Article 38.071, Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 1.  This article applies only to a hearing or proceeding
  in which the court determines that a child younger than 13 years of
  age would be unavailable to testify in the presence of the defendant
  about an offense defined by any of the following sections of the
  Penal Code:
               (1)  Section 19.02 (Murder);
               (2)  Section 19.03 (Capital Murder);
               (3)  Section 19.04 (Manslaughter);
               (4)  Section 20.04 (Aggravated Kidnapping);
               (5)  Section 21.11 (Indecency with a Child);
               (6)  Section 22.011 (Sexual Assault);
               (7)  Section 22.02 (Aggravated Assault);
               (8)  Section 22.021 (Aggravated Sexual Assault);
               (9)  Section 22.04(e) (Injury to a Child, Elderly
  Individual, or Disabled Individual);
               (10)  Section 22.04(f) (Injury to a Child, Elderly
  Individual, or Disabled Individual), if the conduct is committed
  intentionally or knowingly;
               (11)  Section 25.02 (Prohibited Sexual Conduct);
               (12)  Section 29.03 (Aggravated Robbery);
               (13)  Section 43.25 (Sexual Performance by a Child);
               (14)  Section 21.02 (Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young
  Child or Disabled Individual [Children]);
               (15)  Section 43.05(a)(2) (Compelling Prostitution);
  or
               (16)  Section 20A.02(a)(7) or (8) (Trafficking of
  Persons).
         SECTION 2.12.  Section 2(a), Article 38.37, Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Subsection (b) applies only to the trial of a defendant
  for:
               (1)  an offense under any of the following provisions
  of the Penal Code:
                     (A)  Section 20A.02, if punishable as a felony of
  the first degree under Section 20A.02(b)(1) (Sex Trafficking of a
  Child);
                     (B)  Section 21.02 (Continuous Sexual Abuse of
  Young Child or Disabled Individual [Children]);
                     (C)  Section 21.11 (Indecency With a Child);
                     (D)  Section 22.011(a)(2) (Sexual Assault of a
  Child);
                     (E)  Sections 22.021(a)(1)(B) and (2) (Aggravated
  Sexual Assault of a Child);
                     (F)  Section 33.021 (Online Solicitation of a
  Minor);
                     (G)  Section 43.25 (Sexual Performance by a
  Child); or
                     (H)  Section 43.26 (Possession or Promotion of
  Child Pornography), Penal Code; or
               (2)  an attempt or conspiracy to commit an offense
  described by Subdivision (1).
         SECTION 2.13.  Articles 62.001(5) and (6), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, are amended to read as follows:
               (5)  "Reportable conviction or adjudication" means a
  conviction or adjudication, including an adjudication of
  delinquent conduct or a deferred adjudication, that, regardless of
  the pendency of an appeal, is a conviction for or an adjudication
  for or based on:
                     (A)  a violation of Section 21.02 (Continuous
  sexual abuse of young child or disabled individual [children]),
  21.09 (Bestiality), 21.11 (Indecency with a child), 22.011 (Sexual
  assault), 22.021 (Aggravated sexual assault), or 25.02 (Prohibited
  sexual conduct), Penal Code;
                     (B)  a violation of Section 43.04 (Aggravated
  promotion of prostitution), 43.05 (Compelling prostitution), 43.25
  (Sexual performance by a child), or 43.26 (Possession or promotion
  of child pornography), Penal Code;
                     (B-1)  a violation of Section 43.02
  (Prostitution), Penal Code, if the offense is punishable under
  Subsection (c-1)(2) of that section;
                     (C)  a violation of Section 20.04(a)(4)
  (Aggravated kidnapping), Penal Code, if the actor committed the
  offense or engaged in the conduct with intent to violate or abuse
  the victim sexually;
                     (D)  a violation of Section 30.02 (Burglary),
  Penal Code, if the offense or conduct is punishable under
  Subsection (d) of that section and the actor committed the offense
  or engaged in the conduct with intent to commit a felony listed in
  Paragraph (A) or (C);
                     (E)  a violation of Section 20.02 (Unlawful
  restraint), 20.03 (Kidnapping), or 20.04 (Aggravated kidnapping),
  Penal Code, if, as applicable:
                           (i)  the judgment in the case contains an
  affirmative finding under Article 42.015; or
                           (ii)  the order in the hearing or the papers
  in the case contain an affirmative finding that the victim or
  intended victim was younger than 17 years of age;
                     (F)  the second violation of Section 21.08
  (Indecent exposure), Penal Code, but not if the second violation
  results in a deferred adjudication;
                     (G)  an attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation, as
  defined by Chapter 15, Penal Code, to commit an offense or engage in
  conduct listed in Paragraph (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (K), or (L);
                     (H)  a violation of the laws of another state,
  federal law, the laws of a foreign country, or the Uniform Code of
  Military Justice for or based on the violation of an offense
  containing elements that are substantially similar to the elements
  of an offense listed under Paragraph (A), (B), (B-1), (C), (D), (E),
  (G), (J), (K), or (L), but not if the violation results in a
  deferred adjudication;
                     (I)  the second violation of the laws of another
  state, federal law, the laws of a foreign country, or the Uniform
  Code of Military Justice for or based on the violation of an offense
  containing elements that are substantially similar to the elements
  of the offense of indecent exposure, but not if the second violation
  results in a deferred adjudication;
                     (J)  a violation of Section 33.021 (Online
  solicitation of a minor), Penal Code;
                     (K)  a violation of Section 20A.02(a)(3), (4),
  (7), or (8) (Trafficking of persons), Penal Code; or
                     (L)  a violation of Section 20A.03 (Continuous
  trafficking of persons), Penal Code, if the offense is based partly
  or wholly on conduct that constitutes an offense under Section
  20A.02(a)(3), (4), (7), or (8) of that code.
               (6)  "Sexually violent offense" means any of the
  following offenses committed by a person 17 years of age or older:
                     (A)  an offense under Section 21.02 (Continuous
  sexual abuse of young child or disabled individual [children]),
  21.11(a)(1) (Indecency with a child), 22.011 (Sexual assault), or
  22.021 (Aggravated sexual assault), Penal Code;
                     (B)  an offense under Section 43.25 (Sexual
  performance by a child), Penal Code;
                     (C)  an offense under Section 20.04(a)(4)
  (Aggravated kidnapping), Penal Code, if the defendant committed the
  offense with intent to violate or abuse the victim sexually;
                     (D)  an offense under Section 30.02 (Burglary),
  Penal Code, if the offense is punishable under Subsection (d) of
  that section and the defendant committed the offense with intent to
  commit a felony listed in Paragraph (A) or (C) of Subdivision (5);
  or
                     (E)  an offense under the laws of another state,
  federal law, the laws of a foreign country, or the Uniform Code of
  Military Justice if the offense contains elements that are
  substantially similar to the elements of an offense listed under
  Paragraph (A), (B), (C), or (D).
         SECTION 2.14.  Article 66.102(h), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to read as follows:
         (h)  In addition to the information described by this
  article, information in the computerized criminal history system
  must include the age of the victim of the offense if the offender
  was arrested for or charged with an offense under the following
  provisions of the Penal Code:
               (1)  Section 20.04(a)(4) (Aggravated Kidnapping), if
  the offender committed the offense with the intent to violate or
  abuse the victim sexually;
               (2)  Section 20A.02 (Trafficking of Persons), if the
  offender:
                     (A)  trafficked a person with the intent or
  knowledge that the person would engage in sexual conduct, as
  defined by Section 43.25, Penal Code; or
                     (B)  benefited from participating in a venture
  that involved a trafficked person engaging in sexual conduct, as
  defined by Section 43.25, Penal Code;
               (3)  Section 21.02 (Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young
  Child or Disabled Individual [Children]);
               (4)  Section 21.11 (Indecency with a Child);
               (5)  Section 22.011 (Sexual Assault) or 22.021
  (Aggravated Sexual Assault);
               (6)  Section 30.02 (Burglary), if the offense is
  punishable under Subsection (d) of that section and the offender
  committed the offense with the intent to commit an offense
  described by Subdivision (1), (4), or (5);
               (7)  Section 43.05(a)(2) (Compelling Prostitution); or
               (8)  Section 43.25 (Sexual Performance by a Child).
         SECTION 2.15.  Section 25.0341(a), Education Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  This section applies only to:
               (1)  a student:
                     (A)  who has been convicted of continuous sexual
  abuse of young child or disabled individual [children] under
  Section 21.02, Penal Code, or convicted of or placed on deferred
  adjudication for the offense of sexual assault under Section
  22.011, Penal Code, or aggravated sexual assault under Section
  22.021, Penal Code, committed against another student who, at the
  time the offense occurred, was assigned to the same campus as the
  student convicted or placed on deferred adjudication;
                     (B)  who has been adjudicated under Section 54.03,
  Family Code, as having engaged in conduct described by Paragraph
  (A);
                     (C)  whose prosecution under Section 53.03,
  Family Code, for engaging in conduct described by Paragraph (A) has
  been deferred; or
                     (D)  who has been placed on probation under
  Section 54.04(d)(1), Family Code, for engaging in conduct described
  by Paragraph (A); and
               (2)  a student who is the victim of conduct described by
  Subdivision (1)(A).
         SECTION 2.16.  Section 37.007(a), Education Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided by Subsection (k), a student shall be
  expelled from a school if the student, on school property or while
  attending a school-sponsored or school-related activity on or off
  of school property:
               (1)  engages in conduct that contains the elements of
  the offense of unlawfully carrying weapons under Section 46.02,
  Penal Code, or elements of an offense relating to prohibited
  weapons under Section 46.05, Penal Code;
               (2)  engages in conduct that contains the elements of
  the offense of:
                     (A)  aggravated assault under Section 22.02,
  Penal Code, sexual assault under Section 22.011, Penal Code, or
  aggravated sexual assault under Section 22.021, Penal Code;
                     (B)  arson under Section 28.02, Penal Code;
                     (C)  murder under Section 19.02, Penal Code,
  capital murder under Section 19.03, Penal Code, or criminal
  attempt, under Section 15.01, Penal Code, to commit murder or
  capital murder;
                     (D)  indecency with a child under Section 21.11,
  Penal Code;
                     (E)  aggravated kidnapping under Section 20.04,
  Penal Code;
                     (F)  aggravated robbery under Section 29.03,
  Penal Code;
                     (G)  manslaughter under Section 19.04, Penal
  Code;
                     (H)  criminally negligent homicide under Section
  19.05, Penal Code; or
                     (I)  continuous sexual abuse of young child or
  disabled individual [children] under Section 21.02, Penal Code; or
               (3)  engages in conduct specified by Section
  37.006(a)(2)(C) or (D), if the conduct is punishable as a felony.
         SECTION 2.17.  Section 161.001(b), Family Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (b)  The court may order termination of the parent-child
  relationship if the court finds by clear and convincing evidence:
               (1)  that the parent has:
                     (A)  voluntarily left the child alone or in the
  possession of another not the parent and expressed an intent not to
  return;
                     (B)  voluntarily left the child alone or in the
  possession of another not the parent without expressing an intent
  to return, without providing for the adequate support of the child,
  and remained away for a period of at least three months;
                     (C)  voluntarily left the child alone or in the
  possession of another without providing adequate support of the
  child and remained away for a period of at least six months;
                     (D)  knowingly placed or knowingly allowed the
  child to remain in conditions or surroundings which endanger the
  physical or emotional well-being of the child;
                     (E)  engaged in conduct or knowingly placed the
  child with persons who engaged in conduct which endangers the
  physical or emotional well-being of the child;
                     (F)  failed to support the child in accordance
  with the parent's ability during a period of one year ending within
  six months of the date of the filing of the petition;
                     (G)  abandoned the child without identifying the
  child or furnishing means of identification, and the child's
  identity cannot be ascertained by the exercise of reasonable
  diligence;
                     (H)  voluntarily, and with knowledge of the
  pregnancy, abandoned the mother of the child beginning at a time
  during her pregnancy with the child and continuing through the
  birth, failed to provide adequate support or medical care for the
  mother during the period of abandonment before the birth of the
  child, and remained apart from the child or failed to support the
  child since the birth;
                     (I)  contumaciously refused to submit to a
  reasonable and lawful order of a court under Subchapter D, Chapter
  261;
                     (J)  been the major cause of:
                           (i)  the failure of the child to be enrolled
  in school as required by the Education Code; or
                           (ii)  the child's absence from the child's
  home without the consent of the parents or guardian for a
  substantial length of time or without the intent to return;
                     (K)  executed before or after the suit is filed an
  unrevoked or irrevocable affidavit of relinquishment of parental
  rights as provided by this chapter;
                     (L)  been convicted or has been placed on
  community supervision, including deferred adjudication community
  supervision, for being criminally responsible for the death or
  serious injury of a child under the following sections of the Penal
  Code, or under a law of another jurisdiction that contains elements
  that are substantially similar to the elements of an offense under
  one of the following Penal Code sections, or adjudicated under
  Title 3 for conduct that caused the death or serious injury of a
  child and that would constitute a violation of one of the following
  Penal Code sections:
                           (i)  Section 19.02 (murder);
                           (ii)  Section 19.03 (capital murder);
                           (iii)  Section 19.04 (manslaughter);
                           (iv)  Section 21.11 (indecency with a
  child);
                           (v)  Section 22.01 (assault);
                           (vi)  Section 22.011 (sexual assault);
                           (vii)  Section 22.02 (aggravated assault);
                           (viii)  Section 22.021 (aggravated sexual
  assault);
                           (ix)  Section 22.04 (injury to a child,
  elderly individual, or disabled individual);
                           (x)  Section 22.041 (abandoning or
  endangering child);
                           (xi)  Section 25.02 (prohibited sexual
  conduct);
                           (xii)  Section 43.25 (sexual performance by
  a child);
                           (xiii)  Section 43.26 (possession or
  promotion of child pornography);
                           (xiv)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual
  abuse of young child or disabled individual [children]);
                           (xv)  Section 20A.02(a)(7) or (8)
  (trafficking of persons); and
                           (xvi)  Section 43.05(a)(2) (compelling
  prostitution);
                     (M)  had his or her parent-child relationship
  terminated with respect to another child based on a finding that the
  parent's conduct was in violation of Paragraph (D) or (E) or
  substantially equivalent provisions of the law of another state;
                     (N)  constructively abandoned the child who has
  been in the permanent or temporary managing conservatorship of the
  Department of Family and Protective Services for not less than six
  months, and:
                           (i)  the department has made reasonable
  efforts to return the child to the parent;
                           (ii)  the parent has not regularly visited
  or maintained significant contact with the child; and
                           (iii)  the parent has demonstrated an
  inability to provide the child with a safe environment;
                     (O)  failed to comply with the provisions of a
  court order that specifically established the actions necessary for
  the parent to obtain the return of the child who has been in the
  permanent or temporary managing conservatorship of the Department
  of Family and Protective Services for not less than nine months as a
  result of the child's removal from the parent under Chapter 262 for
  the abuse or neglect of the child;
                     (P)  used a controlled substance, as defined by
  Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, in a manner that endangered the
  health or safety of the child, and:
                           (i)  failed to complete a court-ordered
  substance abuse treatment program; or
                           (ii)  after completion of a court-ordered
  substance abuse treatment program, continued to abuse a controlled
  substance;
                     (Q)  knowingly engaged in criminal conduct that
  has resulted in the parent's:
                           (i)  conviction of an offense; and
                           (ii)  confinement or imprisonment and
  inability to care for the child for not less than two years from the
  date of filing the petition;
                     (R)  been the cause of the child being born
  addicted to alcohol or a controlled substance, other than a
  controlled substance legally obtained by prescription;
                     (S)  voluntarily delivered the child to a
  designated emergency infant care provider under Section 262.302
  without expressing an intent to return for the child;
                     (T)  been convicted of:
                           (i)  the murder of the other parent of the
  child under Section 19.02 or 19.03, Penal Code, or under a law of
  another state, federal law, the law of a foreign country, or the
  Uniform Code of Military Justice that contains elements that are
  substantially similar to the elements of an offense under Section
  19.02 or 19.03, Penal Code;
                           (ii)  criminal attempt under Section 15.01,
  Penal Code, or under a law of another state, federal law, the law of
  a foreign country, or the Uniform Code of Military Justice that
  contains elements that are substantially similar to the elements of
  an offense under Section 15.01, Penal Code, to commit the offense
  described by Subparagraph (i);
                           (iii)  criminal solicitation under Section
  15.03, Penal Code, or under a law of another state, federal law, the
  law of a foreign country, or the Uniform Code of Military Justice
  that contains elements that are substantially similar to the
  elements of an offense under Section 15.03, Penal Code, of the
  offense described by Subparagraph (i); or
                           (iv)  the sexual assault of the other parent
  of the child under Section 22.011 or 22.021, Penal Code, or under a
  law of another state, federal law, or the Uniform Code of Military
  Justice that contains elements that are substantially similar to
  the elements of an offense under Section 22.011 or 22.021, Penal
  Code; or
                     (U)  been placed on community supervision,
  including deferred adjudication community supervision, or another
  functionally equivalent form of community supervision or
  probation, for being criminally responsible for the sexual assault
  of the other parent of the child under Section 22.011 or 22.021,
  Penal Code, or under a law of another state, federal law, or the
  Uniform Code of Military Justice that contains elements that are
  substantially similar to the elements of an offense under Section
  22.011 or 22.021, Penal Code; and
               (2)  that termination is in the best interest of the
  child.
         SECTION 2.18.  Section 261.001(1), Family Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
               (1)  "Abuse" includes the following acts or omissions
  by a person:
                     (A)  mental or emotional injury to a child that
  results in an observable and material impairment in the child's
  growth, development, or psychological functioning;
                     (B)  causing or permitting the child to be in a
  situation in which the child sustains a mental or emotional injury
  that results in an observable and material impairment in the
  child's growth, development, or psychological functioning;
                     (C)  physical injury that results in substantial
  harm to the child, or the genuine threat of substantial harm from
  physical injury to the child, including an injury that is at
  variance with the history or explanation given and excluding an
  accident or reasonable discipline by a parent, guardian, or
  managing or possessory conservator that does not expose the child
  to a substantial risk of harm;
                     (D)  failure to make a reasonable effort to
  prevent an action by another person that results in physical injury
  that results in substantial harm to the child;
                     (E)  sexual conduct harmful to a child's mental,
  emotional, or physical welfare, including conduct that constitutes
  the offense of continuous sexual abuse of young child or disabled
  individual [children] under Section 21.02, Penal Code, indecency
  with a child under Section 21.11, Penal Code, sexual assault under
  Section 22.011, Penal Code, or aggravated sexual assault under
  Section 22.021, Penal Code;
                     (F)  failure to make a reasonable effort to
  prevent sexual conduct harmful to a child;
                     (G)  compelling or encouraging the child to engage
  in sexual conduct as defined by Section 43.01, Penal Code,
  including compelling or encouraging the child in a manner that
  constitutes an offense of trafficking of persons under Section
  20A.02(a)(7) or (8), Penal Code, prostitution under Section
  43.02(b), Penal Code, or compelling prostitution under Section
  43.05(a)(2), Penal Code;
                     (H)  causing, permitting, encouraging, engaging
  in, or allowing the photographing, filming, or depicting of the
  child if the person knew or should have known that the resulting
  photograph, film, or depiction of the child is obscene as defined by
  Section 43.21, Penal Code, or pornographic;
                     (I)  the current use by a person of a controlled
  substance as defined by Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, in a
  manner or to the extent that the use results in physical, mental, or
  emotional injury to a child;
                     (J)  causing, expressly permitting, or
  encouraging a child to use a controlled substance as defined by
  Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code;
                     (K)  causing, permitting, encouraging, engaging
  in, or allowing a sexual performance by a child as defined by
  Section 43.25, Penal Code;
                     (L)  knowingly causing, permitting, encouraging,
  engaging in, or allowing a child to be trafficked in a manner
  punishable as an offense under Section 20A.02(a)(5), (6), (7), or
  (8), Penal Code, or the failure to make a reasonable effort to
  prevent a child from being trafficked in a manner punishable as an
  offense under any of those sections; or
                     (M)  forcing or coercing a child to enter into a
  marriage.
         SECTION 2.19.  Section 262.2015(b), Family Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (b)  The court may find under Subsection (a) that a parent
  has subjected the child to aggravated circumstances if:
               (1)  the parent abandoned the child without
  identification or a means for identifying the child;
               (2)  the child or another child of the parent is a
  victim of serious bodily injury or sexual abuse inflicted by the
  parent or by another person with the parent's consent;
               (3)  the parent has engaged in conduct against the
  child or another child of the parent that would constitute an
  offense under the following provisions of the Penal Code:
                     (A)  Section 19.02 (murder);
                     (B)  Section 19.03 (capital murder);
                     (C)  Section 19.04 (manslaughter);
                     (D)  Section 21.11 (indecency with a child);
                     (E)  Section 22.011 (sexual assault);
                     (F)  Section 22.02 (aggravated assault);
                     (G)  Section 22.021 (aggravated sexual assault);
                     (H)  Section 22.04 (injury to a child, elderly
  individual, or disabled individual);
                     (I)  Section 22.041 (abandoning or endangering
  child);
                     (J)  Section 25.02 (prohibited sexual conduct);
                     (K)  Section 43.25 (sexual performance by a
  child);
                     (L)  Section 43.26 (possession or promotion of
  child pornography);
                     (M)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual abuse of
  young child or disabled individual [children]);
                     (N)  Section 43.05(a)(2) (compelling
  prostitution); or
                     (O)  Section 20A.02(a)(7) or (8) (trafficking of
  persons);
               (4)  the parent voluntarily left the child alone or in
  the possession of another person not the parent of the child for at
  least six months without expressing an intent to return and without
  providing adequate support for the child;
               (5)  the parent's parental rights with regard to
  another child have been involuntarily terminated based on a finding
  that the parent's conduct violated Section 161.001(b)(1)(D) or (E)
  or a substantially equivalent provision of another state's law;
               (6)  the parent has been convicted for:
                     (A)  the murder of another child of the parent and
  the offense would have been an offense under 18 U.S.C. Section
  1111(a) if the offense had occurred in the special maritime or
  territorial jurisdiction of the United States;
                     (B)  the voluntary manslaughter of another child
  of the parent and the offense would have been an offense under 18
  U.S.C. Section 1112(a) if the offense had occurred in the special
  maritime or territorial jurisdiction of the United States;
                     (C)  aiding or abetting, attempting, conspiring,
  or soliciting an offense under Paragraph (A) or (B); or
                     (D)  the felony assault of the child or another
  child of the parent that resulted in serious bodily injury to the
  child or another child of the parent;
               (7)  the parent's parental rights with regard to
  another child of the parent have been involuntarily terminated; or
               (8)  the parent is required under any state or federal
  law to register with a sex offender registry.
         SECTION 2.20.  Section 499.027(b), Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  An inmate is not eligible under this subchapter to be
  considered for release to intensive supervision parole if:
               (1)  the inmate is awaiting transfer to the
  institutional division, or serving a sentence, for an offense for
  which the judgment contains an affirmative finding under Article
  42A.054(c) or (d), Code of Criminal Procedure;
               (2)  the inmate is awaiting transfer to the
  institutional division, or serving a sentence, for an offense
  listed in one of the following sections of the Penal Code:
                     (A)  Section 19.02 (murder);
                     (B)  Section 19.03 (capital murder);
                     (C)  Section 19.04 (manslaughter);
                     (D)  Section 20.03 (kidnapping);
                     (E)  Section 20.04 (aggravated kidnapping);
                     (F)  Section 21.11 (indecency with a child);
                     (G)  Section 22.011 (sexual assault);
                     (H)  Section 22.02 (aggravated assault);
                     (I)  Section 22.021 (aggravated sexual assault);
                     (J)  Section 22.04 (injury to a child, elderly
  individual, or disabled individual);
                     (K)  Section 25.02 (prohibited sexual conduct);
                     (L)  Section 25.08 (sale or purchase of a child);
                     (M)  Section 28.02 (arson);
                     (N)  Section 29.02 (robbery);
                     (O)  Section 29.03 (aggravated robbery);
                     (P)  Section 30.02 (burglary), if the offense is
  punished as a first-degree felony under that section;
                     (Q)  Section 43.04 (aggravated promotion of
  prostitution);
                     (R)  Section 43.05 (compelling prostitution);
                     (S)  Section 43.24 (sale, distribution, or
  display of harmful material to minor);
                     (T)  Section 43.25 (sexual performance by a
  child);
                     (U)  Section 46.10 (deadly weapon in penal
  institution);
                     (V)  Section 15.01 (criminal attempt), if the
  offense attempted is listed in this subsection;
                     (W)  Section 15.02 (criminal conspiracy), if the
  offense that is the subject of the conspiracy is listed in this
  subsection;
                     (X)  Section 15.03 (criminal solicitation), if
  the offense solicited is listed in this subsection;
                     (Y)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual abuse of
  young child or disabled individual [children]);
                     (Z)  Section 20A.02 (trafficking of persons);
                     (AA) Section 20A.03 (continuous trafficking of
  persons); or
                     (BB) Section 43.041 (aggravated online promotion
  of prostitution); or
               (3)  the inmate is awaiting transfer to the
  institutional division, or serving a sentence, for an offense under
  Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, punishable by a minimum term of
  imprisonment or a maximum fine that is greater than the minimum term
  of imprisonment or the maximum fine for a first degree felony.
         SECTION 2.21.  Section 824.009(a), Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  In this section, "qualifying felony" means an offense
  that is punishable as a felony under the following sections of the
  Penal Code:
               (1)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual abuse of young
  child or disabled individual [children]);
               (2)  Section 21.12 (improper relationship between
  educator and student); or
               (3)  Section 22.011 (sexual assault) or Section 22.021
  (aggravated sexual assault).
         SECTION 2.22.  Section 250.006(a), Health and Safety Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A person for whom the facility or the individual
  employer is entitled to obtain criminal history record information
  may not be employed in a facility or by an individual employer if
  the person has been convicted of an offense listed in this
  subsection:
               (1)  an offense under Chapter 19, Penal Code (criminal
  homicide);
               (2)  an offense under Chapter 20, Penal Code
  (kidnapping, unlawful restraint, and smuggling of persons);
               (3)  an offense under Section 21.02, Penal Code
  (continuous sexual abuse of young child or disabled individual
  [children]), or Section 21.11, Penal Code (indecency with a child);
               (4)  an offense under Section 22.011, Penal Code
  (sexual assault);
               (5)  an offense under Section 22.02, Penal Code
  (aggravated assault);
               (6)  an offense under Section 22.04, Penal Code (injury
  to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual);
               (7)  an offense under Section 22.041, Penal Code
  (abandoning or endangering child);
               (8)  an offense under Section 22.08, Penal Code (aiding
  suicide);
               (9)  an offense under Section 25.031, Penal Code
  (agreement to abduct from custody);
               (10)  an offense under Section 25.08, Penal Code (sale
  or purchase of child);
               (11)  an offense under Section 28.02, Penal Code
  (arson);
               (12)  an offense under Section 29.02, Penal Code
  (robbery);
               (13)  an offense under Section 29.03, Penal Code
  (aggravated robbery);
               (14)  an offense under Section 21.08, Penal Code
  (indecent exposure);
               (15)  an offense under Section 21.12, Penal Code
  (improper relationship between educator and student);
               (16)  an offense under Section 21.15, Penal Code
  (invasive visual recording);
               (17)  an offense under Section 22.05, Penal Code
  (deadly conduct);
               (18)  an offense under Section 22.021, Penal Code
  (aggravated sexual assault);
               (19)  an offense under Section 22.07, Penal Code
  (terroristic threat);
               (20)  an offense under Section 32.53, Penal Code
  (exploitation of child, elderly individual, or disabled
  individual);
               (21)  an offense under Section 33.021, Penal Code
  (online solicitation of a minor);
               (22)  an offense under Section 34.02, Penal Code (money
  laundering);
               (23)  an offense under Section 35A.02, Penal Code
  (health care fraud);
               (24)  an offense under Section 36.06, Penal Code
  (obstruction or retaliation);
               (25)  an offense under Section 42.09, Penal Code
  (cruelty to livestock animals), or under Section 42.092, Penal Code
  (cruelty to nonlivestock animals); or
               (26)  a conviction under the laws of another state,
  federal law, or the Uniform Code of Military Justice for an offense
  containing elements that are substantially similar to the elements
  of an offense listed by this subsection.
         SECTION 2.23.  Section 164.0595(a), Occupations Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A disciplinary panel appointed under Section 164.059
  may suspend or restrict the license of a person arrested for an
  offense under:
               (1)  Section 22.011(a)(2), Penal Code (sexual assault
  of a child);
               (2)  Section 22.021(a)(1)(B), Penal Code (aggravated
  sexual assault of a child);
               (3)  Section 21.02, Penal Code (continuous sexual abuse
  of [a] young child or disabled individual [children]); or
               (4)  Section 21.11, Penal Code (indecency with a
  child).
         SECTION 2.24.  Section 164.102(b), Occupations Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Except on an express determination, based on
  substantial evidence, that granting probation is in the best
  interests of the public and of the person whose license has been
  suspended, revoked, or canceled, the board may not grant probation
  to a person whose license has been canceled, revoked, or suspended
  because of a felony conviction under:
               (1)  Chapter 481 or 483, Health and Safety Code;
               (2)  Section 485.033, Health and Safety Code;
               (3)  the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and
  Control Act of 1970 (21 U.S.C. Section 801 et seq.); or
               (4)  any of the following sections of the Penal Code:
                     (A)  Section 22.011(a)(2) (sexual assault of a
  child);
                     (B)  Section 22.021(a)(1)(B) (aggravated sexual
  assault of a child);
                     (C)  Section 21.02 (continuous sexual abuse of [a]
  young child or disabled individual [children]); or
                     (D)  Section 21.11 (indecency with a child).
         SECTION 2.25.  Section 301.4535(a), Occupations Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The board shall suspend a nurse's license or refuse to
  issue a license to an applicant on proof that the nurse or applicant
  has been initially convicted of:
               (1)  murder under Section 19.02, Penal Code, capital
  murder under Section 19.03, Penal Code, or manslaughter under
  Section 19.04, Penal Code;
               (2)  kidnapping or unlawful restraint under Chapter 20,
  Penal Code, and the offense was punished as a felony or state jail
  felony;
               (3)  sexual assault under Section 22.011, Penal Code;
               (4)  aggravated sexual assault under Section 22.021,
  Penal Code;
               (5)  continuous sexual abuse of young child or disabled
  individual [children] under Section 21.02, Penal Code, or indecency
  with a child under Section 21.11, Penal Code;
               (6)  aggravated assault under Section 22.02, Penal
  Code;
               (7)  intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly injuring
  a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual under Section
  22.04, Penal Code;
               (8)  intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly
  abandoning or endangering a child under Section 22.041, Penal Code;
               (9)  aiding suicide under Section 22.08, Penal Code,
  and the offense was punished as a state jail felony;
               (10)  an offense involving a violation of certain court
  orders or conditions of bond under Section 25.07, 25.071, or
  25.072, Penal Code, punished as a felony;
               (11)  an agreement to abduct a child from custody under
  Section 25.031, Penal Code;
               (12)  the sale or purchase of a child under Section
  25.08, Penal Code;
               (13)  robbery under Section 29.02, Penal Code;
               (14)  aggravated robbery under Section 29.03, Penal
  Code;
               (15)  an offense for which a defendant is required to
  register as a sex offender under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal
  Procedure; or
               (16)  an offense under the law of another state,
  federal law, or the Uniform Code of Military Justice that contains
  elements that are substantially similar to the elements of an
  offense listed in this subsection.
         SECTION 2.26.  Section 20A.02(a), Penal Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  A person commits an offense if the person knowingly:
               (1)  traffics another person with the intent that the
  trafficked person engage in forced labor or services;
               (2)  receives a benefit from participating in a venture
  that involves an activity described by Subdivision (1), including
  by receiving labor or services the person knows are forced labor or
  services;
               (3)  traffics another person and, through force, fraud,
  or coercion, causes the trafficked person to engage in conduct
  prohibited by:
                     (A)  Section 43.02 (Prostitution);
                     (B)  Section 43.03 (Promotion of Prostitution);
                     (B-1)  Section 43.031 (Online Promotion of
  Prostitution);
                     (C)  Section 43.04 (Aggravated Promotion of
  Prostitution);
                     (C-1)  Section 43.041 (Aggravated Online
  Promotion of Prostitution); or
                     (D)  Section 43.05 (Compelling Prostitution);
               (4)  receives a benefit from participating in a venture
  that involves an activity described by Subdivision (3) or engages
  in sexual conduct with a person trafficked in the manner described
  in Subdivision (3);
               (5)  traffics a child with the intent that the
  trafficked child engage in forced labor or services;
               (6)  receives a benefit from participating in a venture
  that involves an activity described by Subdivision (5), including
  by receiving labor or services the person knows are forced labor or
  services;
               (7)  traffics a child and by any means causes the
  trafficked child to engage in, or become the victim of, conduct
  prohibited by:
                     (A)  Section 21.02 (Continuous Sexual Abuse of
  Young Child or Disabled Individual [Children]);
                     (B)  Section 21.11 (Indecency with a Child);
                     (C)  Section 22.011 (Sexual Assault);
                     (D)  Section 22.021 (Aggravated Sexual Assault);
                     (E)  Section 43.02 (Prostitution);
                     (F)  Section 43.03 (Promotion of Prostitution);
                     (F-1)  Section 43.031 (Online Promotion of
  Prostitution);
                     (G)  Section 43.04 (Aggravated Promotion of
  Prostitution);
                     (G-1)  Section 43.041 (Aggravated Online
  Promotion of Prostitution);
                     (H)  Section 43.05 (Compelling Prostitution);
                     (I)  Section 43.25 (Sexual Performance by a
  Child);
                     (J)  Section 43.251 (Employment Harmful to
  Children); or
                     (K)  Section 43.26 (Possession or Promotion of
  Child Pornography); or
               (8)  receives a benefit from participating in a venture
  that involves an activity described by Subdivision (7) or engages
  in sexual conduct with a child trafficked in the manner described in
  Subdivision (7).
         SECTION 2.27.  Section 71.02(a), Penal Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  A person commits an offense if, with the intent to
  establish, maintain, or participate in a combination or in the
  profits of a combination or as a member of a criminal street gang,
  the person commits or conspires to commit one or more of the
  following:
               (1)  murder, capital murder, arson, aggravated
  robbery, robbery, burglary, theft, aggravated kidnapping,
  kidnapping, aggravated assault, aggravated sexual assault, sexual
  assault, continuous sexual abuse of young child or disabled
  individual [children], solicitation of a minor, forgery, deadly
  conduct, assault punishable as a Class A misdemeanor, burglary of a
  motor vehicle, or unauthorized use of a motor vehicle;
               (2)  any gambling offense punishable as a Class A
  misdemeanor;
               (3)  promotion of prostitution, aggravated promotion
  of prostitution, or compelling prostitution;
               (4)  unlawful manufacture, transportation, repair, or
  sale of firearms or prohibited weapons;
               (5)  unlawful manufacture, delivery, dispensation, or
  distribution of a controlled substance or dangerous drug, or
  unlawful possession of a controlled substance or dangerous drug
  through forgery, fraud, misrepresentation, or deception;
               (5-a) causing the unlawful delivery, dispensation, or
  distribution of a controlled substance or dangerous drug in
  violation of Subtitle B, Title 3, Occupations Code;
               (6)  any unlawful wholesale promotion or possession of
  any obscene material or obscene device with the intent to wholesale
  promote the same;
               (7)  any offense under Subchapter B, Chapter 43,
  depicting or involving conduct by or directed toward a child
  younger than 18 years of age;
               (8)  any felony offense under Chapter 32;
               (9)  any offense under Chapter 36;
               (10)  any offense under Chapter 34, 35, or 35A;
               (11)  any offense under Section 37.11(a);
               (12)  any offense under Chapter 20A;
               (13)  any offense under Section 37.10;
               (14)  any offense under Section 38.06, 38.07, 38.09, or
  38.11;
               (15)  any offense under Section 42.10;
               (16)  any offense under Section 46.06(a)(1) or 46.14;
               (17)  any offense under Section 20.05 or 20.06;
               (18)  any offense under Section 16.02; or
               (19)  any offense classified as a felony under the Tax
  Code.
         SECTION 2.28.  Section 92.0161(c), Property Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (c)  If the tenant is a victim or a parent or guardian of a
  victim of sexual assault under Section 22.011, Penal Code,
  aggravated sexual assault under Section 22.021, Penal Code,
  indecency with a child under Section 21.11, Penal Code, sexual
  performance by a child under Section 43.25, Penal Code, continuous
  sexual abuse of young [a] child or disabled individual under
  Section 21.02, Penal Code, or an attempt to commit any of the
  foregoing offenses under Section 15.01, Penal Code, that takes
  place during the preceding six-month period on the premises or at
  any dwelling on the premises, the tenant shall provide to the
  landlord or the landlord's agent a copy of:
               (1)  documentation of the assault or abuse, or
  attempted assault or abuse, of the victim from a licensed health
  care services provider who examined the victim;
               (2)  documentation of the assault or abuse, or
  attempted assault or abuse, of the victim from a licensed mental
  health services provider who examined or evaluated the victim;
               (3)  documentation of the assault or abuse, or
  attempted assault or abuse, of the victim from an individual
  authorized under Chapter 420, Government Code, who provided
  services to the victim; or
               (4)  documentation of a protective order issued under
  Subchapter A, Chapter 7B, Code of Criminal Procedure, except for a
  temporary ex parte order.
  ARTICLE III. TRANSITION AND EFFECTIVE DATE
         SECTION 3.01.  The change in law made by this Act applies
  only to an offense committed on or after the effective date of this
  Act. An offense committed before the effective date of this Act is
  governed by the law in effect on the date the offense was committed,
  and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose. For
  purposes of this section, an offense was committed before the
  effective date of this Act if any element of the offense occurred
  before that date.
         SECTION 3.02.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 375 was passed by the House on April
  13, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 148, Nays 0, 1 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 375 was passed by the Senate on May
  19, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor